Tag Archives: immigrants

  1. Filipino groups launch info drives on Obama’s immigration action

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    December 13, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    Several Filipino-American organizations launched public information drives in response to President Obama’s recent executive action on immigration that will allow undocumented immigrants to stay and work temporarily in the United States.

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  2. More foreign nurses may qualify for temporary work visas

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    July 25, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    More foreign nurses may be able to come and work in the U.S. sooner than usual, following the release of a recent memo by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) describing how they can be sponsored for the H-1B temporary work visa.

  3. 5 timing tips for DACA renewals

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    July 3, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    Timing is of the essence with regard to the renewal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). with expirations projected to begin by September.
    Here are five essential pointers to determine the best time to file your DACA renewal application.

  4. Quid pro quo: Permission to stay vs. permission to station

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    February 25, 2014 by Noel Pangilinan

    Is the temporary protected status for the Philippines tied to the U.S.’ request for increased military presence in the Philippines? There is at least one precedent in the history of U.S.-Philippines relations that suggests that is not far-fetched to assume that the United States is not beyond resorting to strong-arm tactics to get want it wants.

  5. What is wrong with the U.S. immigration system?

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    November 7, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    The presence of 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States is just the most obvious manifestation of the deeper problems that has plagued the U.S. immigration system for decades. A comprehensive and genuine immigration reform needs to address these root causes.

  6. New Jersey city votes to support in-state tuition bills for undocumented

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    April 12, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    Students in graduation gown, children in soccer uniforms, community residents and advocates trooped to the Passaic City Hall to support a resolution endorsing two state bills providing in-state tuition and financial aid to undocumented New Jersey youth. Passaic City became the third town or city in the state to support the bills.

  7. NJ advocates call for stop to immigration detention

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    February 21, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    On a typically cold February morning, some 200 people huddled together at the entrance of the bridge to Ellis Island in Liberty State Park for a vigil to protest the detention of immigrants. “It was a fitting place to gather, in front of the Statue of Liberty, the symbol of welcoming immigrants,” Kathy O’Leary of Pax Christi NJ said.

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Leaders of immigrant youth organizations perform at a recent protest action against immigration detention. Click photo to watch video.

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